How many celebrities named Carol can you think of? The famous Carols below have many different professions, including notable actors named Carol, famous musicians named Carole, singers named Carol, and even TV personalities named Carole.
Carol Burnett is certainly one of the most famous Carols on this list. She is best known for her hilarious variety show, The Carol Burnett Show. She has been awarded several honors for her contributions to entertainment including the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Mark Twain Prize. Carol Kane of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is another actress named Carol.
Another of the famous people with the first name Carole is Carole King. Her 1971 album Tapestry won four Grammy Awards. The Tony Award winning musical, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, honors her life and career.
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Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New YorkCarole King (born Carol Joan Klein, February 9, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter who has been active since 1958, initially as one of the staff songwriters at the Brill Building and later as a... more
Birthplace: Morar, United KingdomCarol Kirkwood (born 29 May 1962) is a Scottish weather presenter, trained by the Met Office, and employed by the BBC, in particular on BBC Breakfast and Victoria Derbyshire. In 2015, she... more
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of AmericaCarol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television. She is best known for her groundbreaking comedy... more
Birthplace: Bexar County, Texas
Carole Baskin (born June 6, 1961) is an American big-cat rights activist and CEO of Big Cat Rescue, a non-profit animal sanctuary based near Tampa, Florida. She appeared in the 2020 Netflix documentary, Tiger King.
Birthplace: Bedford, United KingdomCarol Jean Vorderman, MBE (born 24 December 1960) is a British media personality, best known for co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for 26 years from 1982 until 2008, publishing newspaper... more
Birthplace: Glasgow, United KingdomCarol Patricia Smillie (born 23 December 1961) is a Scottish television presenter, actress, entrepreneur, humanist celebrant, and a former model. Smillie became famous as a presenter on British TV... more
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of AmericaCarol Elaine Channing (January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and comedian, known for starring in Broadway and film musicals. Her characters usually radiated a... more
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of AmericaCarolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American actress and comedian. She became known in the 1970s-80s in films such as Hester Street (for which she received an Oscar nomination), Annie Hall... more
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, FlushingCarol Ann Alt (born December 1, 1960) is an American model and actress.... more
Birthplace: Huyton, United KingdomCarol Ann Decker (born 10 September 1957) is an English musician and lead vocalist for the band T'Pau, which had international success in the late 1980s. Although Decker's music is mainly associated... more
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USACarol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-Braun (born August 16, 1947), is an American diplomat, politician, and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to... more
Birthplace: USA, Chicago, IllinoisCarol Marie Wayne (September 6, 1942 – January 13, 1985) was an American television and film actress. She made numerous appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson as the Matinee Lady in... more
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of AmericaCarol Lynley (born Carole Ann Jones; February 13, 1942, Manhattan, New York) is an American actress and former child model.... more
Birthplace: Putney, London, United KingdomSir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948), The Third Man (1949), and Oliver! (1968). For Oliver!, he ... more
Birthplace: Glasgow, United KingdomDame Carol Ann Duffy (born 23 December 1955) is a Scottish poet and playwright. She is a professor of contemporary poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University, and was appointed Britain's Poet... more
Birthplace: East Williston, New York, USA
Alternative Name: Caroline LeiferCarol Leifer ( LEE-fər; born July 27, 1956) is an American comedian, writer, producer and actress whose career as a stand-up comedian started in the 1970s when she was in college. David Letterman... more
- 14Carol M. Meyrowitz is the Executive Chairman of the Board and the Chairman of the Executive Committee of TJX Companies, the leading off-price retailer in the United States. As of 2015, she is listed... more
Birthplace: Melrose Park, Illinois, USACarol Lawrence (born Carolina Maria Laraia; September 5, 1932) is an American actress, who has appeared in musical theatre and on television. She is best known for portraying Maria on Broadway in the... more
Birthplace: Winona, MinnesotaCarol Ann Bartz (born August 28, 1948) is an American business executive, former president and CEO of the internet services company Yahoo!, and former chairman, president, and CEO at architectural... more
Birthplace: Minerva, Ohio, USACarol Costello (born October 11, 1961) is an American television commentator and former host of CNN Newsroom. In 2017, she left CNN to join sister network HLN, based in Los Angeles. In October 2018,... more
- 12Carol Ann Yager (January 26, 1960 – July 18, 1994) was an American woman who was the heaviest woman ever recorded and one of the most severely obese people in history. ... more
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, USACarol Ann Laverne Morris (born April 8, 1936) is an American actress, model and beauty queen who was the second Miss USA to win the Miss Universe title in the pageant's fifth edition in 1956. She was... more
Birthplace: East SheenCarol Cleveland (born 13 January 1942) is a British-American actress and comedian, most notable for her work with Monty Python.... more
Birthplace: Barnet, United KingdomCarol Hawkins (born 31 January 1949 in Barnet, Hertfordshire) is an English actress. She played the roles of Sharon Eversleigh in the film of the television series Please Sir!, Sandra in the BBC TV... more
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, BrazilCarolina Osório de Castro (born March 10, 1984) is a Brazilian actress. Carol Castro appeared in the August 2008 Brazilian issue of men's magazine Playboy.On September 15, 2013, she won the tenth... more